The Jacksonian era was a period in which our youthful republic was intensely concerned with the problem of making accessible her potential resources through the medium of internal development. Nowhere were the growing-pains of internal improvement more acutely manifested than in the country’s newest acquisition, the Territory of Florida.
"The New City of Pensacola, 1835-1837,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 9
, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol9/iss4/5